CS130320 http://wkar.org en Current State #48 | March 20, 2013 http://wkar.org/post/current-state-48-march-20-2013 <p></p><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Today on&nbsp;</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Current State</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">:&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Republican State Rep. Al Pscholka on</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> the proposed &nbsp;state revenue cuts to universities; the future of the U.S. nuclear arsenal; Lansing's Habitat for Humanity; ​a new exhibition at MSU's Broad Museum; spring weather forecast; and a public poetry announcement.</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 21:02:05 +0000 Current State 32994 at http://wkar.org Legislature set to cut state revenue to universities over new worker contracts http://wkar.org/post/legislature-set-cut-state-revenue-universities-over-new-worker-contracts <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;</span><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Yesterday the House Higher Education Appropriations Subcommittee proposed a plan that would cut state revenue to universities that approve new long-term contracts with faculty unions</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">. </em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Several schools including the University of Michigan and Wayne State University have been pursuing the new contracts to delay the impact of Michigan’s new Right to Work law, which is set to take effect next week. </span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:56:55 +0000 Current State 32993 at http://wkar.org Legislature set to cut state revenue to universities over new worker contracts The future of the U.S. nuclear arsenal http://wkar.org/post/future-us-nuclear-arsenal <p></p><div><p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">The United States is the premier nuclear power in the world. But the geopolitical landscape has radically transformed since the height of the Cold War. Meanwhile, our stockpile of ballistic missiles, nuclear submarines and large bombers is aging and in need of expensive upgrades and replacements.</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:35:11 +0000 Current State 32987 at http://wkar.org The future of the U.S. nuclear arsenal Neighbors in Action: Lansing Habitat for Humanity http://wkar.org/post/neighbors-action-lansing-habitat-humanity <p></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:28:06 +0000 Current State 32985 at http://wkar.org Broad opening new exhibit called "Pattern: Follow the Rules" http://wkar.org/post/broad-opening-new-exhibit-called-pattern-follow-rules <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Michigan State University’s </span><a href="http://broadmuseum.msu.edu/" style="line-height: 1.5;">Broad Art Museum</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> is opening a new exhibit on Friday.&nbsp; It’s called "</span><em style="line-height: 1.5;">Pattern: Follow the Rules</em><em style="line-height: 1.5;">."&nbsp;</em><span style="line-height: 1.5;">For Curator of Contemporary Art Alison </span>Gass<span style="line-height: 1.5;">, it’s her first big exhibition since arriving at the Broad.</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 20:24:00 +0000 Current State 32992 at http://wkar.org Broad opening new exhibit called "Pattern: Follow the Rules" Spring weather forecast with WILX's Andy Provenzano http://wkar.org/post/spring-weather-forecast-wilxs-andy-provenzano <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">Meteorologist </span><a href="http://www.wilx.com/station/bios/weather/11006.html" style="line-height: 1.5;">Andy Provenzano</a><span style="line-height: 1.5;"> spoke with </span><em>WKAR</em>'s<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> Peter </span>Whorf<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;about the first days of spring 2013 and a look at the weeks to come. &nbsp;Their conversation began by looking back to last year's unusual and problematic March.</span></p><p></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:57:01 +0000 Current State 32986 at http://wkar.org Spring weather forecast with WILX's Andy Provenzano Public Poetry Announcement: Mary Oliver http://wkar.org/post/public-poetry-announcement-mary-oliver <p>Today's public poetry announcement features David Clauson reading the&nbsp;<span style="line-height: 1.5;">&nbsp;"Morning at the Great P</span>ond<span style="line-height: 1.5;">." The poem is by Mary Oliver. &nbsp;</span></p> Wed, 20 Mar 2013 17:53:57 +0000 Current State 32984 at http://wkar.org